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Corporate Policies on Web 2.0

Tony Karrer

One of the barriers commonly cited during my presentations around eLearning 2.0 (use use of Web 2.0 / social media for work and learning) is that organizations often have not established their policies or guidelines around the use of these tools. I think IBM's policy is a pretty good starting point: IBM Social Computing Guidelines Other company policies or discussions of guidelines I've seen around blogging, social media, web 2.0:

Web 2.0 Corporate Access

Clark Quinn

I’ve been working with Steve Wexler and the eLearningGuild on the eLearning 2.0 This is resulting in some pretty interesting data such as the Web 2.0 One of the comments I received on Network Effects - YouTube - Video Blogs and More that had a video hosted on YouTube was: We see and hear more and more about corporate content published on YouTube. Well I can help answer the question about access to YouTube and other Web 2.0

Blogging is fragmenting into multi-platform content creation – long live blogging!

Ross Dawson

Drawing on a new Pew Internet report on Social Media & Mobile Internet Use Among Teens and Young Adults , The New York Times headline is: Blogs Wane as the Young Drift to Sites Like Twitter. First , blogs are not waning. All the major blogging platforms are growing.

Four lessons learned from 12 years of blogging

Ross Dawson

It is 12 years since I started this Trends in the Living Networks blog to accompany the launch of my book Living Networks. The original blog was on the book website, but a couple of years later I moved it to this domain, rossdawsonblog.com. At the time I put quite a lot of consideration into whether that was a good name, given that ‘blog’ was a neologism that might fade or be replaced. So what are some of the things I have learned from 12 years of blogging?

Corporate blogging: value versus risks

Ross Dawson

Knowledge@Australian School of Business recently published an interesting article on corporate blogging , which drew on an interview with me. One of the greatest dangers is not getting involved in blogging at all, claims Ross Dawson – futurist, blogger and chairman of Advanced Human Technologies, a company that consults on “the network economy&#. It’s certainly not that every company needs to be blogging, far from it. Enterprise 2.0

Serendipity is at the heart of today’s emerging society

Ross Dawson

The more than dozen posts discussing serendipity on my blog include how we created “enhanced serendipity&# at an event I ran in 2003 in New York , more details on the story of the word serendipity and how to enhance it , the importance of the “serendipity dial&# and far more.

Using social media to track and drive organizational success metrics

Ross Dawson

Deloitte’s success with enterprise micro-blog Yammer led to Yammer asking Deloitte if they could create a case study. Enterprise 2.0 Future of work Social media Social networks Uncategorized Web 2.0This week I was MC for the AHRI HR Technology conference , and ran one of the workshops on the following day, on Creating Results Using Social Media.

How to Replace Top-Down Training with Collaborative Learning (3)

Jay Cross

That’s short for a phrase that kept coming up in conversation when he was writing Enterprise 2.0. As the web turns social, Salesforce.com has changed its mission to “leading the shift to the Social Enterprise,” and that’s where it’s proving its forward-thinking nature.

Launch of Future of the CIO framework

Ross Dawson

I will shortly share the Prezi on my blog. Cloud Enterprise 2.0 Future of business Keynote speaker Marketing Mobile Social networks Social trends Technology trends Uncategorized Web 2.0

On my 3rd Twitter birthday: 7 reasons Twitter is central to my life

Ross Dawson

The primary reason I held off getting started on Twitter was that I felt that my blog was my primary space for content sharing, and I didn’t want to divide my limited spare attention across platforms. I now know that blogs and Twitter are highly complementary. Twitter enhances and redefines blogging. A large proportion of the traffic to my blog comes directly or indirectly from Twitter. Social media Social networks Twitter Web 2.0

The rise of mini-blogging in 2011: Tumblr will continue to soar

Ross Dawson

I was quoted in the article talking about social shopping and mini-blogging. Here are a few further thoughts on mini-blogs. Setting up a mini-blog has remained on my to-do list for too long – I’ll try to get to it before Christmas! Social media Social trends Twitter Web 2.0

Web 2.0

Tony Karrer

Posts related to Web 2.0: Spending or Wasting Time on Web 2.0 Personal Learning and Personal Learning Environments Web 2.0 Tools in the Enterprise Web 2.0 and eLearning 2.0 Start-Up Guides Collaborative Learning Using Web 2.0 Tools - A Summary Web 2.0 Tools, Networks and Community (Individuals vs. Collective) Web 2.0 Tool - Great Collaboration Example Facilitating Adoption of Web 2.0

6 Use Cases for Enterprise Micro-Blogging

Dan Pontefract

You're reading fresh content from Dan Pontefract at Brave New Org: As I’ve said before , micro-blogging inside an organization could be coined the ‘ liquid knowledge network ‘ There is so much to like about it. micro-blogging. content curation Culture curation HR hr 2.0

Collaborative Learning Using Web 2.0 Tools - A Summary

Tony Karrer

Background Over the past six weeks, I've been leading a course: Collaborative Learning Using Web 2.0 / eLearning 2.0 This course is designed to teach how to design and build collaborative learning experiences using Web 2.0 / eLearning 2.0 € When I originally conceived the course, I assumed that most attendees would know about Blogs, Wikis, etc. € "liked to have started the week with more background and knowledge on blogs and wikis.

Keynote: The Business Opportunities of the Future

Ross Dawson

I discussed how blurring boundaries mean we cannot think in terms of industries , and pointed to an array of promising and problematic sectors, which I will blog about soon. This morning I am giving the keynote at the MyBusiness Expo 2011 on The Business Opportunities of the Future.

Web 2.0 Learning

Tony Karrer

I've read a bit from ( here , here , and here ) about Jet Blue's use of web 2.0 / social media tools to communicate between their staff of learning professionals. This is another great example of eLearning 2.0.

How Scott Berkun crowdfunded and self-published his latest book

Ross Dawson

You will get 5 copies of the print or digital edition of the book + I will write an essay or blog post on the topic of your choice, linking to you and your blog. Crowdsourcing Social media Web 2.0Author and speaker Scott Berkun has some great books out, including the very well-known The Myths of Innovation. For his latest book, Mindfire , is a collection of his essays and articles.

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Launching my new book today! Getting Results From Crowds

Ross Dawson

A blog of the latest insights on crowdsourcing which will comment on developments and share insights from the book. Crowdsourcing Entrepreneurship Future of business Future of media Future of work Social media Social trends Technology trends Web 2.0Today we are launching my new book Getting Results From Crowds: The definitive guide to using crowdsourcing to grow your business !

Keynote slides on The Transformation of Government

Ross Dawson

I blogged about the 11 recommendations in the report , which are well worth a read if you don’t have the opportunity to read the entire paper. If you are not attending, the entire conference will be live-streamed to the web. I will endeavor to write more about the content of what I will cover tomorrow, though it is hard at the moment to find time to blog. Australia Collaboration Government Keynote speaker Social trends Technology trends Uncategorized Web 2.0

Reclaim Blogging – On Why Your Blog Still Is Your Best Personal Branding Social Tool

Luis Suarez

Interestingly enough, plenty of people have been questioning whether, now that we have got Google Plus as well, it makes sense to dump your own blog in favour of your social activities in the various social networking sites. This blog.

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7 critical aspects of Tibbr’s big step forward for enterprise social software

Ross Dawson

Back in 2005 I wrote about how Morgan Stanley was finding internal blogs a better way to identify expertise than the several dedicated expertise location platforms it had trialled. Cloud Enterprise 2.0 Keynote speaker Social media Web 2.0Earlier this week I gave the opening keynote at the Sydney launch of Tibbr , the new social enterprise offering from TIBCO. I hope to have the video of my presentation up before long.

Reflections on the early days of social networking as LinkedIn reaches 100 million users

Ross Dawson

It is very interesting to look back at my blog post from the event which reviewed the major players in the social networking space at the time. Enterprise 2.0 Social media Social networks Web 2.0Last week LinkedIn reached a significant milestone: 100 million users. On the occasion LinkedIn founder Reid Hoffman sent out an email to the first 100,000 users thanking them for being early adopters.

Launch of Digital Sydney: Ideas, energy, success stories, and massive potential

Ross Dawson

I blogged earlier about the Digital Sydney’s crowdsourcing of its visual identity. Dean’s first business was a bar, which led him to founding Booking Angel (which we named in the top 10 Web 2.0 Australia Social media Technology trends Web 2.0

Data: What the Fortune Global 100 are doing (and not doing) on social media

Ross Dawson

Some of the interesting insights from the study include: * There is a massive amount of communication about major companies, with each company mentioned in an average of over 55,000 tweets and 19,000 blog posts each month. Social media Social networks Twitter Web 2.0A recent study from Burson-Marsteller looks in depth at what the Fortune Global 100 are currently doing on social media. Burson-Marsteller Global Social Media Check-Up 2012 from Burson-Marsteller.

Quality and Web 2.0

Tony Karrer

In a post by Will Richardson - Web 2.0 Andrew tells us - it's obvious that Web 2.0 As Michael Gorman tells us in Web 2.0: The Sleep of Reason, Part I: reference works were not only created by scholars and published by reputable publishers One point of caution - this is all being published on Britannica's blogs - which has a vested interest in maintaining a Cult of the Expert. In Web 2.0,

Edge Perspectives with John Hagel: Complacency and Web 2.0

John Hagel

A number of recent events suggest a potentially significant evolution of Web 2.0 Those who fail to notice these early signals may find themselves sidelined as Web 2.0 Om Malik did a posting late last week on “Web 2.0: The Web 2.0 Web 2.0

Looking for talented editors/ writers / project managers / social media on cool tech, media, and future topics

Ross Dawson

Their primary role will be : - Identifying relevant stories/ blog posts. Skills required: - Excellent online/ blog writing experience and style. Crowdsourcing Future of business Future of media Future of work General SME Technology Social media Technology trends Twitter Uncategorized Web 2.0We have just posted an ad on Elance , looking for editors/ writers/ project managers for some of our existing and forthcoming online publications.

Stager, Logo and Web 2.0

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

Gary Stager offers an impressive assessment of the use of Web 2.-0 His criticisms are directed mostly toward David Warlick and others who are advocating the 'revolutionary' use of Web 2.0 I think his criticisms are effective against the School 2.0 And I think that it is because the School 2.0 However, there are some primary differences between Logo (and its variants) and the panoply of Web 2.0 tools, including: The Web 2.0 The Web 2.0

7 Shifts: The Future of Social Media and Internal Communications

Ross Dawson

A smaller proportion of companies will find that micro-blogging and status updates provide a very effective way of communicating on some tasks, given that many of their staff are familiar with tools such as Twitter and Facebook. Ross Dawson is Chairman of international consulting firm Advanced Human Technologies and author of books including Implementing Enterprise 2.0. His blog Trends in the Living Networks is ranked as on the top business blogs in the world.

Informal Learning Blog » Web 2.0?

Jay Cross's Informal Learning

Edge Perspectives with John Hagel: SOA Versus Web 2.0?

John Hagel

At the end of last year, I posted on the relevance of Web 2.0 For those who have not been following my blog, I attempted my own definition of Web 2.0 Some of Dions key postings on this topic are "Running a business on Web-based software" , "Web 2.0

Informal Learning Blog » Sir Tim on Web 2.0

Jay Cross's Informal Learning

Edge Perspectives with John Hagel: What is Web 2.0?

John Hagel

Redux » What is Web 2.0? Listening to the wide-ranging conversations regarding the Web 2.0 Unfortunately, as the Wikipedia entry on Web 2.0 Google AdSense is Web 2.0. Ofoto is Web 1.0; Flickr is Web 2.0." Web 2.0

Themes of the day: Consumerization of IT, Crowdsourcing for small business, Crowdsourcing in PR

Ross Dawson

These are frantically busy days, which is squeezing my ability to blog and capture some of the fascinating stuff flying by. In coming months I think I’ll try to do more ‘mini-blogging’, just capturing quick thoughts and impressions rather than writing up every interesting speaking engagement or media appearance I do. Yesterday I gave three presentations, and I’d love to write (at least) a full blog post about what we covered for each one.

Web 2.0 - Consumer vs. Enterprise Use

Tony Karrer

that discusses the difference in how Web 2.0 I've talked about adoption of web 2.0 tools in the enterprise before in this blog: Adoption of Web 2.0 and eLearning 2.0 Revisited Enterprise 2.0 - What's the PU? Facilitating Adoption of Web 2.0 Tools Emergence or Big System Web 2.0 Organizations should provide clear definition of policies around web 2.0 Jack Vinson (in Web2.0

Informal Learning Blog » Web 2.0 in three pages

Jay Cross's Informal Learning

eLearning is not the answer

Jay Cross

Here’s what I was blogging five years ago: When I began writing about eLearning in 1998, some of us felt the training industry had struck gold! Business learning ROI Informal Learning Web 2.0eLearning is not a big cost-cutter.

Compulsory viewing: A CEO perspective on the business value of internal social networks

Ross Dawson

A few days ago Arie Goldshlager pointed me to the fantastic video below of Giam Swiegers, CEO of Deloitte Australia, talking about the company’s use of micro-blogging. Collaboration Enterprise 2.0 Social media Social networks Twitter Uncategorized Web 2.0

Web 2.0 Tools in the Enterprise

Tony Karrer

I first saw Andrew McAffee's post on uses of Web 2.0 Then I saw Bill Ives Is Blogging Inside the Firewall an Oxymoron? where he talks about some of the issues with blogs within the enterprise and ends with: Wikis seem to have less baggage attached to them and that might partially (and only partially) explain their recent rise in use within the enterprise. It's just a really easy way for a group of people to put up web pages.

Internet Time Blog » Web 2.0, collective intelligence, and the future of learning

Jay Cross